Two dresses from the Edwardian era: an intricately decorated Indian ball gown with colored silk and metal thread embroidery and a gray faille and lace gown with bow detail at the back. Via Kerry Taylor Auctions.
Evening gown, no date, (but Empire waist puts it in Edwardian period.) Silk and metallic lace and lavender voided velvet. Small train, royal purple silk satin bandeau waist with silk flower at center bodice.
Evening gown, Joseph, New York, Royal purple panné silk with short-sleeved silk lace V-neck bodice asymmetrically draped in gold metallic mesh. High jeweled midriff band with clear center and magenta paste butterfly. Hobble skirt layered over short train.
I was born in the wrong era. Evening gown ca. Blue silk satin with black silk chiffon and black satin overlay, trimmed with black passementerie and metallic gold & ecru lace. Antique Dress via The Wayback Machine
Dress Paul Poiret, 1912 - beautiful Edwardian sleeveless gown with a cream bodice, wide red velvet waist, embroidered pink silk chiffon over gold velvet ankle-length skirt over a black velvet floor length skirt with gold trim.